• Mechinah Pathways

  • July in Jerusalem Courses & Faculty

    Engaging Courses

    Jewish Philosophy
    Explore classical and modern Jewish themes and ideas. Understand the deeper meaning of select mitzvot. 

    Bible and Commentaries
    Understand the text of the Chumash on a deeper level, with explanations by Rashi, Rav Hirsh and the Midrash.

    Talmud and Oral Law
    Learn Talmud in a classical Yeshiva setting with the traditional ''give-and-take'' analytical textual style.

    Women in Judaism
    Discover the great personalities of the Bible, Talmud and Jewish History.

    Modern Jewish Issues
    See how Judaism relates to contemporary society and current events.

    Chasidism and Mysticism
    Gain an introduction to the great masters and their timeless writings.

    Dynamic Faculty

    Rabbi Jonathan Shippel
    Director of Yeshiva University's Mechinah Program

    Mrs. Shoshana Schechter
    Coordinator of the Basic Jewish Studies program at Stern College for Women

    Rabbi Uri Orlian
    Talmud Lecturer and Sgan Mashgiach at Yeshiva University and Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary

    Mrs. Nava Orlian
    Student Counselor and Teacher at Ma'ayanot High School for Girls in New Jersey

    Rabbi Asaf Bednarsh
    Rosh Yeshiva at Yeshiva University's in Jerusalem

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